Fall 2012 & Spring 2013

September 11, 2012
Sam Moyn, Columbia University
"Rethinking Jewish Internationalism: The Case of René Cassin"

November 19, 2012
Rachel Havrelock, University of Illinois, Chicago
"The Joshua Generation: Politics and the Promised Land"

November 27, 2012
Tova Hartman, Bar Ilan University
"'Beruriah Said Well': The Many Lives (and Deaths) of a Talmudic Social Critic"

January 29, 2013
Julia Phillips Cohen, Vanderbilt University
"Self-Orientalism: Ottoman Jews, 'Turkish Nights' and the Production of Heritage"

March 5, 2013
Eli Stern, Yale University
“Catholic Judaism: Enlightenment and Tradition in Nineteenth-Century Eastern European Jewry”

April 23, 2013
Sven Erik Rose, Miami University, Ohio
"Becoming Citizens of Hegel’s State, or the Politics of Wissenschaft des Judentums in 1820’s Germany"